I've been spending a lot of time recently in the Botanic Gardens in Cambridge as I work nearby and have a free pass. I discovered this fetching piece of twig whilst I was wandering about. Some might say it is just a twig but I sense it might be more. Look at that eye in … Continue reading A Magic Wand Find! Plus Harry Potter Sorting Houses – Shock/Horror – I’m in #Slytherin
In my last Magic of Trees post I introduced you to The Dawn Redwood: https://sistersofthefey.com/2018/12/30/the-magic-of-trees-dawn-redwood/ Today come and join me, take a seat on the tiny bench and let's wander in the Cambridge University Botanic Garden... The gardens are home to one of the most magnificent tree collections in the East of England. I am … Continue reading The Magic of Trees: Purpurea
She walks in magic shimmering, glimmering...Sparkling as a rare and blessed jewel.Her power is in her eyes, simmeringOn the brink of knowing, a coveted tool.Take her wisdom and her magicInto the New Year, the new dawnWhere things may be tragicBut her knowledge will cease all wrongs.I can see her majesty and destiny.The feminine divine, Blessed Be!By … Continue reading She walks in magic…
Thank you to Galit for her amazing 5 star review of my book. Thrilled by her response. 🙂
Author: M.J. Mallon
Genre: YA, Fantasy
Publication Date: August 26, 2017
Publisher: Kyrosmagica Publishing
Fifteen-year-old Amelina Scott lives in Cambridge with her dysfunctional family, a mysterious black cat, and an unusual girl who’s imprisoned within the mirrors located in her house. When an unexpected message arrives inviting her to visit the Crystal Cottage, she sets off on a forbidden pathway where she encounters Ryder, a charismatic, but a perplexing stranger.
With the help of a magical paint set, and some crystal wizard stones she discovers the truth about a shocking curse that has destroyed her family’s happiness.
Okay, wow. Marjorie had created a wonderful story with such relatable characters. The Curse of Time is a young adult fantasy novel and I loved every page in it ❤
Amelina, the main character is such a lovable and so relatable character. The author did a great job with…
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This originally featured on Colleen Chesebro's blog - Fairies Myths Magic Spotlight Guest Posts - Rainbow Child. You can see the original post on Colleen's blog here: https://colleenchesebro.com/2017/08/24/fairies-myths-magic-author-spotlight-guest-posts-rainbow-child-by-mj-mallon/ Colleen is on holiday so this is to wish her a very happy holiday full of rainbows, laughter and fun! xxx A rainbow is a very precious … Continue reading #Fairies, #Myths, & #Magic Author Spotlight Guest Posts – “Rainbow Child,” by MJ Mallon
On Saturday I was at a creative writing course in Cambridge run by artist Lyndell Phelps and poet, writer, producer Dan Simpson. It was a very warm day, perhaps too warm to be cooped inside writing. Luckily we were able to sit out in the warm sunshine for the second half of the writing day. On my … Continue reading A Magic Gate In The City of Cambridge
Candle spells are an excellent base form of magic to learn. You can do just about any spell with a candle and candle spells present many opportunities for tinkering and adjusting spells which I think is paramount to the learning process. Because of this, learning basic candle spells gives beginner witches... Source: 7 Steps To … Continue reading 7 Steps To The Perfect Candle Spell For Beginners — The Traveling Witch
Step inside the magic written here… and let it wrap around your hearts… ❤
I felt the need to further explore my character Amunet’s past and this is the result. There appeared to be an underlying message in this “communication”. It was connected to the land and a people that seemed to vanish into forgetfulness and legend. In this chapter she appears as a woman called Magali (the Occitan form of Magdalene). Magali, as she was named by the Cathars who took her in, was considered a living embodiment of a Sleeper. One who decides at death to step back from the cycle of life and death and instead remain asleep in the land, dreaming, foretelling, and communing with all life.
The Cathars (“Pure Ones”) were condemned as heretics by the Church in the 13th century, in an age when its doctrines had hardened into dogma and politicking. The fate of these people was terrible, ending in 1244, in a nine month…
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